What's on inWatford

Welcome to Watford

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Watford - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Watford to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Watford

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MAY
Absolute Bowie
The Half Moon

Absolute Bowie were formed through a chance meeting and a mutual love of David Bowies music.After first conceiving the idea of a Bowie tribute we needed to create a dynamic in order to accomplish our goal. To create the authentic feel we…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02087 809383
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29
MAY
Akasha Album Launch with special guest DJ Jerry
229 the Venue

The new Akasha album Hail The Sun the follow up to the 2003 transcendent release Love Philtre Magick is out now on TreeHouse44 fans of the bands earlier work wont be disappointed.Hail The Sun is in many ways a return to…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07816 845883
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MAY
BUSHEY Over 30s 40s & 50s PARTY
Bushey Sports Club

NEW & UNMISSABLE Over 30s 40s & 50s party nights for singles and couples with top DJ playing your favourite chart and dance music from 80s to date. From 8.30pm till 1am at Bushey Sports Club formerly known as Met Police…

Location: 1.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08003 134441
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29
MAY
Cabaret des Distractions
Café de Paris

Spectacular Cafe de Paris Cabaret every Friday nightInspired by the Feries of 19th century Paris Cabaret de Distractions is a classic tale of love and temptation for a 21st century audience. Cabaret musical theatre and circus break bread surrounded by the opulence…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02077 347700
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29
MAY
Comedy Carnival
Bar Rumba

Comedy Carnival presents an outstanding line‐up of international comedy every Friday and Saturday night. Tonights show features Ben Norris Gavin Webster Addy Van der Borgh and Pete Jonas as MC. Party packages with food are also available for group bookings.URLs:Tickets: http:atnd.it25833‐1Facebook: http:atnd.it25833‐2Twitter:…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 02070 417312
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29
MAY
Dirty & Tutti Frutti
Cafe De Paris

DJsAndy ManstonClockwork OrangeHouse ProphetsTutti FruttiGreg FelthamDirtyJayondrums…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02077 298235
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29
MAY
Disco Dump Presents: Blonde Ambition
Bloomsbury Lanes

DJ Blonde Ambition Lovesick joins the greatest night of Disco madness you will experience in London. Joined by White Heat and Snap Crackle & Pop resident Marcus Harris and Henry Fry Durrr Orlando Boom these two will keep you moving all…

Location: 15.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07984 518884
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MAY
Embankment Summer Market
Victoria Embankment Gardens

Embankment Summer Market will take place in Victoria Embankment Gardens from Friday 29th May to Sunday 31st May 2015. Created by City Showcase: Markets the UK's premier organiser of artisan and designer crafts events the unique new three‐day event follows last…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 08450 944254
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29
MAY
Every Friday at 55 Club
55 Club

A young and well dressed party crowd come here every Saturday to leave the week behind Based on New Oxford Street 55 Club is a smart and classy venue that aims to wow. Join revellers in this crazy experience with loads of…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02077 349116
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29
MAY
Friday Jazz: Cloudmakers Trio
Harrow Arts Center

With their uncompromising approach Cloudmakers Trio effortlessly marry the complex with accessibility the improvised with composed and showcase original music that lies somewhere between New Yorks downtown sound and the modern European tradition. Under the leadership of the award‐winning multi‐instrumentalist Jim Hart…

Location: 4.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02084 168989
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29
MAY
Fridays at Shaka zulu
Shaka Zulu

Shaka Zulu is absolutely stunning and without doubt the most beautiful venue in London right now. With 60ft giant statues meat flavored cocktails and a giant escalator taking you between floors it provides a totally unique clubbing experience. Prepare to be amazed…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02077 349116
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29
MAY
Half Term Fun: How the Koala Learnt to Hug
Harrow Arts Center

How The Koala Learnt To Hug is a charming tale about the magic of family and of course the importance of a nice warm hug Written by Steven Lee the author of childrens favourites The Witchs Bogey and Bink And The Hairy…

Location: 4.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02084 168989
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29
MAY
Heavenly Social
The Social

Resident DJs:Heavenly Jukebox Tom Caslin Mat Flint Leo The Amateur moreEvery Friday night with the Heavenly Jukebox and friends ‐ Expect soul 45s hip hop disco and boogie classics new house 12s fresh edits a bit of rock n roll balearic…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07737 628638
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29
MAY
Julia Birkinshaw Live at Grosvenor Golden Horsesho
Grosvenor Casino Golden Horseshoe London

Join us for an evening of live music with the Julia Birkinshaw With her cool contemporary vocals Julia has performed in truly astonishing venues across the globe. From the British Ambassadors residence in Washington DC and Baiser Sale Jazz club…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07860 182422
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29
MAY
Literary Death Match - Aus&NZ Special!
King's College London (Chapel)

4 writers read their own work for 7 minutes or less and are then judged by 3 all‐star judges. 2 finalists are chosen to compete in the Literary Death Match finale a crazy game to decide the winner.The beautiful and rarely‐seen chapel…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07950 592845
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MAY
Motown Night
The Clissold Arms

Motown Night a night of your favourite Motown hits. Kicking off from 9pm til late.Booking: http:atnd.it25566‐0…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02084 444224
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29
MAY
Salsa Classes and Dancing every Friday in Putney
Putney Salsa Club, Dancelab Ballroom

PUTNEY SALSA CLUB ‐ Salsa Classes every Friday Beginners welcomewww.incognitodance.comat Dancelab Ballroom 63 Upper Richmond Road Putney SW15 2RD Close to Putney Mainline station and East Putney District Line.FREE parking after 7pm on the main roadsOPEN: 8pm midnight£8 for…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07831 715368
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29
MAY
Sweeney Todd
Temple London Underground Station

Our NEW Sweeney Todd walks takes you to the shadowy alleyways off Fleet Street where Sweeney had his notorious barbers shop and Mrs Lovett had her infamous pie shop Hear the story of how Sweeney chose his victims very carefully and robbed…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07949 588840
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29
MAY
Adam French
Dingwalls

Adam French at Dingwalls in London on Friday 29 May 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Adam French tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave and…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
MAY
Afternoon Of A Faun Mixed Bill
Royal Opera House

Afternoon Of A Faun Mixed Bill at Royal Opera House in London on Friday 29 May 2015. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans.…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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MAY
Bad Jews
Arts Theatre London

Bad Jews at Arts Theatre London in London on Friday 29 May 2015. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us do…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

29
MAY
Beyond Bollywood
London Palladium

Beyond Bollywood at London Palladium in London on Friday 29 May 2015. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including Ticketmaster GetMeIn…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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MAY
Billy Elliot The Musical
Victoria Palace Theatre

Based on the Oscar nominated film Billy Elliot ‐ The Musical tells the inspirational story of one boys dedication to his dream of dancing against all odds.The story is set in the north of…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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MAY
Black Cat Cabaret
Southbank Centre

Black Cat Cabaret at Southbank Centre in London on Friday 29 May 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Black Cat Cabaret tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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MAY
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Theatre Royal Drury Lane

Roald Dahl’s deliciously dark tale of young Charlie Bucket and the mysterious confectioner Willy Wonka comes to life in a brand new West End musical directed by Academy Award winner Sam Mendes. Featuring ingenious stagecraft…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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MAY
Circus Geeks
Udderbelly - Southbank Centre

Circus Geeks at Udderbelly ‐ Southbank Centre in London on Friday 29 May 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Circus Geeks live in…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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MAY
Crazy P
Heaven

Crazy P at Heaven in London on Friday 29 May 2015. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including Ticketmaster GetMeIn Viagogo…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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MAY
Daniel Barenboim
Royal Festival Hall

Daniel Barenboim appears live in London Greater London at Royal Festival Hall on Friday 29 May 2015. For ticket prices to watch Daniel Barenboim at Royal Festival Hall see the list of tickets available for Daniel Barenboim.…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

29
MAY
Dylan Moran
Eventim Apollo

Dylan Moran star of Black Books Shaun of the Dead and Run Fat Boy Run is about to spread a little happiness with a brand new tour for 2011. Ageing religion kids relationships…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

29
MAY
Engelbert Humperdinck
Royal Albert Hall

As one of the strongest and most enduring voices in the business Engelbert Humperdinck the man who has sold 150 million albums worldwide is bringing his show to the UK with a string of nationwide…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

Tourist Attractions


Butterfly World

After a winter packed full of developments, Butterfly World near St Albans is ready to open its wings and amaze visitors this Spring. From 29th April 2010, phase II of this ever‐evolving project, due to complete in 2011 with the opening of the massive biodome , will…

De Havilland Aircraft Heritage Centre

The De Havilland Aircraft Heritage Centre is the oldest of it's type in Britain today, which was opened in 1959 to display the De Havilland Mosquito prototype. There is a comprehensive collection of 20 de Havilland aircraft, along with related memorabilia. The Aeroshop specialises in all…

St Albans Cathedral

The Cathedral and Abbey Church of Saint Alban is the seat of the Bishop of St Albans and serves the Diocese of St Albans in the counties of Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, the Borough of Luton and the London Borough of Barnet.The cathedral is a centre of worship and mission…

Veralamium Museum

Verulamium Museum is on the site of one of the major cities in Roman Britain, now an attractive park. Inside there are ‐ recreated Roman rooms ‐ hands‐on Discovery Areas ‐ video presentations ‐ touch screen databases ‐ some of the finest Roman mosaics…

A P Amusements

A P Amusements ‐ Amusement Park in Watford, . Contact venue on telephone number 01923256348 for opening times, entrance costs, and attractionsrides available at this park.…

Abbey View Golf Course

Abbey View Golf Course ‐ golf course in St. Albans, Hertfordshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01727 868227 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Abbey View Golf Course golf courseclub.…

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